Scotland’s topical discussion programme is coming to Dumfries and Galloway.
BBC Debate Night is on a virtual tour of the country, and on Wednesday 3rd June the focus will be on Dumfries and Galloway.
All residents from across the region are invited to apply to be part of the small audience to join the discussion and put your questions and concerns to Scotland's politicians and public figures. Please share this opportunity with communities, colleagues, friends and family, (flyer attached) and please note that we welcome applications from members of the general public applying as themselves and not as representatives of a company or organisation.
Apply now by visiting www.bbc.co.uk/debatenight and clicking ‘Join the Audience’.
Previous episodes are available to watch via BBC iPlayer: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000htfx
Why take part?
Debate Night is the only place where people are regularly able to put their questions and experiences directly to Scotland's policymakers in their own words. Despite the restrictions in place we are determined to continue to give people the opportunity to question those in charge.
Maybe you are a key worker, have been self-isolating or your work has been affected by Coronavirus; whatever your situation, we want you to apply and be part of the discussion.
Effective branding and promotion define an artist and positively influences their target market. This webinar delivered by guest speaker Matthew Shelley, Scottish Festival PR, explains what branding is and encourages you to start thinking about your brand. Matthew will shares tips an tricks to help you make yourself more visible to customers. This webinar is specifically for creative practitioners The webinar is free and open to all artists and creatives in D & G but places are limited so register here to avoid disappointment.
At this time The Scottish Youth Film Festival are obviously hindered in their normal work. A charity who engage directly with young people - activities that are currently impossible.
To that end they are launching a new film competition in association with the National Library of Scotland’s Moving Image Archive and are challenging young people to turn their creativity to the current situation by making a film with the theme of “Home”. Click here for more information.
Creatives Unlimited Next Level Professional Webinar. With guest speakers Fiona Chautard and Maggie Broadley.
The second in the series is specifically targeted at early to mid-stage creatives (just graduated or established between 1-3 years - or as a refresher course for someone returning to selling work). The content will include the essentials of a successful route to market strategy tailored to creatives, including how to break down and identify your audience (potential buyers), explore where they 'hang out' (etsy/facebook /pop up shops/galleries/etc) and how to focus your resources and time on targeting the relevant audience/buyers.
This Webinar is free but spaces are limited. Book here!
Cryptic is looking for creatively ambitious artists with innovative ideas for 2021/22 Cryptic Nights Programme. Cryptic Nights is an annual open call for emerging, Scottish-based artists to develop existing music, sound and digital works within a visual context, with support and mentoring from Cryptic. More information here.
Next Level events are a series of professional development Webinar sessions designed with creative practitioners in mind. Based upon feedback and training requests from our DGU members, the events will be facilitated by the Creatives Unlimited team.
Led by experienced professionals in each subject area from within and outwith the region, creative practitioners can register for one – or as many as they are interested in.
The first webinar took place on Wednesday 22nd April 2020 and was very well received with a great number of attendees. Watch this space for further details of the series to be unveiled.
V & A Dundee have a vacancy for Director of Audiences ad Media
An exciting opportunity to join the Executive team as Director of Audiences & Media. We are seeking a creative, innovative and experienced leader to help shape the future strategy and vision of V&A Dundee.
With weeks of lockdown stretching ahead it’s the ideal time for young people to exercise their imaginations by entering Dumfries and Galloway’s own children’s writing competition.
Organised by the Wigtown Festival Company in partnership with DG Unlimited and the Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust National Centre for Children's Literature it’s an enjoyable way to celebrate what’s best about on of Scotland’s most beautiful rural regions.
There are three categories, with children aged 5-7, 8-11, and 12-18. Follow the link for more information.
Creative Scotland has launched three funding programmes designed to provide further support to sustain the country’s creative community during the COVID-19 outbreak: